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pylab_examples example code: loadrec.pyΒΆ

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from __future__ import print_function
from matplotlib import mlab
from pylab import figure, show
import matplotlib.cbook as cbook

datafile = cbook.get_sample_data('msft.csv', asfileobj=False)
print('loading', datafile)
a = mlab.csv2rec(datafile)
a.sort()
print(a.dtype)

fig = figure()
ax = fig.add_subplot(111)
ax.plot(a.date, a.adj_close, '-')
fig.autofmt_xdate()

# if you have xlwt installed, you can output excel
try:
    import mpl_toolkits.exceltools as exceltools
    exceltools.rec2excel(a, 'test.xls')
except ImportError:
    pass
show()

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